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Percy takes two Grierson awards

Norma Percy walked away with two awards at the Grierson Awards ceremony which took place this week in London. The veteran filmmaker won both the best documentary series award (along with Brook Lapping) for Iran and the West and the Trustees' Prize for her work over the past 30 years. Other winners include Afghan Star, The Mona Lisa Curse and Elizabeth Stopford for best newcomer for I'm Not Dead Yet.
November 6, 2009

Norma Percy walked away with two awards at the Grierson Awards ceremony which took place this week in London. The veteran filmmaker won both the best documentary series award (along with Brook Lapping) for Iran and the West and the Trustees’ Prize for her work over the past 30 years. Other winners include Afghan Star, The Mona Lisa Curse and Elizabeth Stopford for best newcomer for I’m Not Dead Yet.

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